Edmund Castell, early modern lexicography, and the Hebraica collections of the University of Cambridge Supervisory team: Judith Olszowy-Schlanger and Kirsten Macfarlane (University of Oxford); Scott Mandelbrote (Cambridge University Library) Books collected by Edmund Castell (1606-86), professor of Arabic at Cambridge and compiler of the great but commercially ill-fated polyglot lexicon (1669), form one of the
The Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies has been awarded a grant by Taube Philanthropies toward the Taube Family Doctoral Student Scholarship Fund. We invite applications for one full three-year scholarship for a doctoral candidate accepted for a DPhil degree at the Faculty of Oriental Studies of the University of Oxford. The successful candidate
Following the retirement of the current post-holder, Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies is seeking to fill the position of Academic Administrator from 1 October 2019. The post comprises administrative support for the Centre’s academic activities and public outreach programmes, servicing the Board of Governors and Academic Advisory Council, and maintenance of the Centre’s
Conference on ‘The Mishnah in Early Modern Europe: Jewish Law for Christians and Jews,’ 24-25 June at the Clarendon Institute This conference is the culmination of a six-month international research project, based at the Oxford Centre for Hebrew and Jewish Studies, and led by Piet van Boxel and Joanna Weinberg. It also features a session
This year’s Summer Workshop on Hebrew Manuscript Studies: Codicology, Paleography, Art History will be held from 1 to 12 July at the Weston Library in Oxford. Follow the links to read more about the workshop and how to apply. The closing date for applications is 30 March 2019.
This year’s Oxford Biblical Hebrew Summer School will take place at OCHJS from 2-13 September. For further information and an application form please follow the links. (Application deadline: 22 July 2019)